Alessandra Ferroni

Leading Teacher, Department of Business

Alessandra Ferroni is a consultant for various companies interested in developing products in Italy and/or abroad (China, India, Thailand, Portugal, Spain and Turkey).

She teaches fashion marketing classes at Scuola di Scienze Aziendali; Fashion Buying, Product Management, Buying techniques and Buyology at Polimoda as well as a Workshop in Apparel Merchandising and Leadership Development for Retailing at FIT Study abroad.

From 1987 to 2000, Ferroni was co-owner of a Buying Office representing the UK Specialty Store chain Solo; represented Irish designer Paul Costelloe for Made in Italy production of Ladies RTW and knitwear and represented May Department Stores Company as a full Buying Agent for all Western and Eastern European countries. She managed 35 people between the Florence office staff and the branch offices and supervised all product development, orders production, operation, administration and shipping departments.